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Fallout 3 0

I haven't played any of the other Fallout games, but from what I can tell, Bethesda's first stab at the series takes the skill system and trademark sense of humor and transplants them effectively into Oblivion's engine. Coming out two and a half years later Fallout 3 isn't the big step forward I was hoping for, but it's still a great game when you play it. It still has some of Oblivion's glitches and awkward moments, but it does do a fair amount of things better. Characters look better, and ther...

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Fallout 3 -- Best Game of 2008 0

 I’ve written and deleted at least 9 opening paragraphs to my Fallout 3 review, each entailing and praising a different aspect of the game which I believe, without question, to be the game of the 2008. Throughout this game you do more than just push buttons and read text; you make decisions, you struggle to survive, you build relationships, friendships, a house, you save and destroy those who have nothing and everything, and you build a future for the world you want to call home among everything...

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Fallout 3: The Pitt Review 0

The Pitt has finally arrived, taking you through the journey of a slave in the nuclear remains of Pittsburgh. Along the way you’ll encounter new characters, enemies, and acquire new weapons and armor. To start off you’ll need to listen to the new distress signal that can be heard across the Wasteland, starting your journey to The Pitt. You’ll meet up with an escaped slave, Wernher, who tells you how to gain access to the Pittsburgh ruins. Once there you’ll almost immediately have to make some ch...

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Pros and Cons: Fallout 3 0

Alright guys, picture this: The peeps who made Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion make a game very similar that but set it in post-apocalyptic Washington D.C. Well, welcome to the world of Fallout 3, a game just like I described it in the previous sentence. Coming into this game a huge Oblivion fan, I was expecting huge world to explore with seemingly endless quests and much fun to be had. And, I am happy to say Fallout 3 fulfilled those expectations and even usurped them numerous times.  Pros:  - There...

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I don't want to set the world on fire.... 0

[B]Story:[/B] Fallout 3 takes place roughly 200 years in an alternative future hat broke off form ours around 1960..The short story is that there was a huge global war between China and the US resulting in everything and everybody getting nuked.. You are born ( part of the game even :) ) in an underground vault and one day you find your father missing, turns out he had a spat with the Vault leader and he have left the vault and you find yourself hunted so you have no choice than to leave it too....

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Flawed, but still fun 0

caption Fallout 3 is a game that's been a long time in the making. The original designers of the series have since bowed out of license, with the task falling to Bethesda Studios, best known for their work on the Elder Scrolls series of RPGs, and this is apparent at the very beginning of the game. The world of Fallout is a post-apocalyptic future where mankind has fled to the safety of a series of underground vaults throughout the United States to protect themselves from nuclear war and the hars...

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A massive, open world RPG with near endless hours of gameplay 0

Pros:-Massive world to explore-Nearly endless amounts of gameplay-Freedom to make who you want, go where you want, and do what you want-Insane amount of content and variety-VATS is great-RPG elements are deep, expansive, and addictingCons:-3rd person perspective is clumsy-Some combat mechanics are clunky-A little buggy/glitchyFallout 3 comes from the same team that brought us the amazing Elder Scrolls IV:Oblivion, and while there are definately some similarities, Fallout 3 retains it's own ident...

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"This is a pretty cool gam- What? THats it?!?!" 0

Well, Fallout 3 is.. well... Out. Having played it for longer then i should have i have strong mixed feelings. Yes, it looks like Oblivion with guns, But at the same time still has bits of Fallout goodness Sprinkled through out. The Controls on the 360 were Great in my opinion, Felt like Bethesda worked on making it Multi-platform Friendly..Not too many glitches aside from the occasional NPC walking into a wall in an attempt to get to me (MIrelurks should learn to put on no clipping). One of the...

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feel the radioactive love 0

  Before you play fallout 3 or read this review there’s one thing you need to know. Fallout 3 is the single buggiest game I’ve ever played. And its also one of the greatest games ive ever had the chance to enjoy. During the game i've seen deathclaws (the games uber monster) fall directly up into the sky, beaten protectrons slowly and staidly start to stretch across the room and the outside world literally start to break up into intangible squares in the sky. None of these things affected my fun...

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Qualified Goodness 0

From the get-go you feel the roots of a Bethesda game planted throughout Fallout 3 and depending upon your feelings for Oblivion you will either love or hate this game: "Sweet! Oblivion with guns!"or"Great...Oblivion with guns..."Now before I progress allow me to preface that aside from some limited experience with the second Fallout game I did not posses a great deal of knowledge of the universe as I was caught up in Baldur's Gate around that time.  So I had no preconceived notion other than th...

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Fallout 3 PC Review. 0

In the future, civilization survived nuclear warfare by relocating into underground vaults. Fallout 3 begins as you the player are literally born in Vault 101 into the arms of your father (Liam Neeson). As a child you are introduced to the games character creation system where you are able to increase a number of your personal traits such as Luck and Strength. You are also given an electronic device called the Pip-Boy 3000 which tracks your health, skills and objectives. On your nineteenth birth...

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Spend some time in the wasteland, you'll love it. 0

Fallout 3 is the long awaited third entry in the Fallout franchise. While the past games focused on a more diablo style gameplay, Fallout three ( Made by bethesda, creators of the elder scrolls series) Plays more like a turned based RPG/ FPS. The most notable feature in the game is V.A.T.S, When in V.A.T.S the game pauses and lets you pick, what enemy you want to shoot and where you want to shoot them( head, legs, arms etc.) And it's here where the game is at it's best. Not only does V.A.T.S giv...

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Ahhh look at that mushroom cloud! 0

   Say hello to Power Armor, an iconic figure of the Fallout franchise. It looks totally badass doesn't it? Brief Overview and History Fallout 3 is a post-apocalyptic, first person shooter, role-playing game from Bethesda, previously Bethesda's most well known and successful title was Elder Scrolls, and being that Fallout 3 came after Oblivion, it really wasn't a surprise that it was built using the Gamebryo engine.  Fallout 3 comes, as you might have guessed, from a series of games, namely...

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Welcome to the Wasteland 0

Fallout 3's Capital Wasteland is a cruel and inhospitable place, fraught with danger. A nuclear armageddon has eradicated all but the most basic signs that this was once the capital of the USA. You might see some rubble that was once a house, now inhabited only by relics that were once a person's belongings,charred and rusted. A school building, its notice board still partly intact, serves as a home to a group of raiders. It's a terrible, dreary place where no one in their right mind would want ...

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Game breaking issues derail it but it fulfils its ambitions 0

The plot of Fallout 3 follows humanities struggles for life after a nuclear war between China and the United States of America. Clean water and food is sparse whereas the environment is sterile, a few fortunate people managed to endure the war and it’s aftermath inside underground vaults including yourself, however, your way of life is about to change for good. Trailing after your father you wonder into the desolate American wasteland alone.   An aid to the campaign the protagonist eventually un...

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9/10 - Game of the Year 0

I'm going to start off by saying "This has got to be one of the best games this year". I know its cliche, but in my books, nothing tops this game. Fallout 3 has the richest, most intriguing storyline, comparable almost to the half life story arc. From the moment you first step  out of the Vault, your plunged straight into a dark and twisted post-apocalyptic wilderness.When i first started with the quests, i found i was overwhelmed with the things to do, the places to go and the people to speak t...

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Ah, I've missed you. Come, sit next to me and lets reminisce. 0

 I haven't played Fallout 3 since I beat it in... well, November 2008. So, almost 2 years since I've been to the Capital Wasteland. I've been buying up the add-ons, but it' wasn't until a few of my friends kept going on and on about this mission or that and re-playing this incredibly open game and I decided "Me too! I shall start up again!"  So I did, and yea it was great. Even better with the DLC too!  I won't get too into the story, the voice acting (or how you can spot the same voice actor al...

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Endless Fun 0

I overheard a friend talk about this game, it didn't really intrigue me until he said "I put my bottle caps in an oven." It sounded really weird, and I like weird. I brought it the next day, and I wasn't disappointed. That was 4 years ago.The game's look is fantastic. I seen enough apocalypse games to keep me a life time, but the '50s style just makes this game unique, as well as a lot of other things. The game's quests are endless, when you think you have done them all, there are more. I love t...

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A Capitol Achievement 0

Disclaimer: I have never played Oblivion, therefor did not hold any pre-assumptions or correlation to previous Bethesda developed games.Fallout 3 is an epic adventure of monumental proportions. In the year 2277, you are living underground in a "vault" built for human habitation away from the hazardous and dangerous realities of the world above. When your father, a respected scientist, flees the vault unannounced, your character chooses to follow him into the wasteland. What follows is a series o...

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Fear not, fans of the originals, rejoice all. 0

    When people hear Fallout 3, the most common complaints are that it either doesn't stay true to the Black Isle style gameplay, or that it is "Oblivion with guns."  Thankfully, these critics may rest easy because Fallout 3 unquestionably delivers.    For the uninitiated, Fallout 3's setting is basically this:  what if you took the future, but the future as it was imagined in the 50s (atomic cars, robots etc.), then nuked all of it.  It is an action-RPG that has a heavy emphasis on survival as ...

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300 Word Review - Fallout 3 0

 Fallout 3 is a post-apocalyptic role-playing game from the creators of the Elder Scrolls series, Bethesda Softworks. The game is set 200 years after a nuclear war almost completely annihilated the entire human race, if not for the Vaults which are underground bomb shelters set up by the government. You play as the 'Lone Wanderer', a young adult who lived in Vault 101 his/her entire life and escaped into the decimated ruins of Washington DC.  The main goal you are given at the start of the gam...

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Fallin to Fallout 0

       The last addition to the Fallout franchise is here does it make top 10 FPS/RPG  of all time?                   Positive:  Large Open worldFun explorationMassive amount of weapons and gadgetsEnjoyable puzzlesRiveting StorylineImpeccable VisualsStrong and Challenging EnemiesLevel Ranking SystemSome great RPG elementsFast travel option            Negative: Shooting controls are roughBoring at some parts Lack of vehiclesMinor Frustration               Overall I most definitely think fans of t...

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Massive RPG 0

This game mixes the RPG skill system with a shooter, with VATS thrown in.  As a FPS, it doesn't do so well, but VATS helps to make up for this.  The graphics are superb, if somewhat brown, but it is a nuclear wasteland.  The moral decision system is quite straightforward, and I found that there seem to be more rewards for being a good character.  Maybe it's just me though.  The weapons are fun, and fun to use.  Limbs are destructable, and its a spectacle watch a raider be blown to bits by a shot...

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fallout 3 0

basically im not gonna go into the storyline, producer, cos everyone knows all that information. fallout 3 in my opinion an amazing game. its got an azaming storyline, characters, concept, feel, soundtrack, controls, just great. its got the all new cool unique vats system. its got only 25 side quests, and an 10 hour campaign. but with the five expansions in the goty edition pumps up the completion time to about 20 hours at least i would of thought. there is no factions in fallout 3. for example ...

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The best Xbox 360 game of 2008. 0

If you were to buy one game for the the 360 right now, it should be Fallout 3. I bought this game on day one, not expecting to play this game for that long - Gears 2 was coming out the next week. However, I was completely wrong, and to this date I have played over 100 hours. The game is set in 2270 (I think) in a post-apocalyptic nuclear setting in Washington D.C. The bomb dropped in 2077, and people stay in fallout shelters (Vaults). Nobody ever enters or leaves the vault, or consequences will ...

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Fallout 3, Great World, Iffy Shooting 0

 Fallout 3 is a tough game for me to grade.  At times I was blown away and immersed in the world, and at times I was frustrated with the shooting mechanics, and item management.  Likewise, at times the world was exciting and immersive, wandering into an abandoned, post-apocalyptic supermarket, or stumbling upon something interesting, but often I was bored with the drab, destroyed environments.  After searching through my 20th destroyed building, I started wishing for some environments tha...

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Fallout 3 Review (Xbox 360) 0

War, war never changes...  Perhaps one of the most iconic phrases uttered in a videogame (up there with “It’s me, Mario”), and almost certainly the most banal way to begin a review of the return of the illustrious Fallout series  Some things, however, have changed.  Eleven years after the original Fallout first appeared as an isometric RPG, and following the collapse of Interplay, we finally have the third chapter courtesy of new owners and creators of The Elder Scrolls, Bethesda Softworks.  Und...

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Great game to be played by all!!! 0

Fallout 3 is an action role playing game by Bethesda Softworks. Along the lines of Oblivion, Mass Effect and Knights of the Old Republic, Fallout 3 places a huge emphasis on making the player carry out a slew of moral choices throughout the game. If you enjoyed playing some of the aforementioned RPG titles, than you will find yourself playing Fallout 3 for hours on end to view as much of the available content within the game.The game takes place in a post-apocalyptic Washington DC in the year 22...

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An Epic Adventure 0

The lead up to Fallout 3 was an exciting one for me. I had always fancied playing Oblivion but I have never been a huge fan of the whole swords and goblins genre, I am more of a gun guy. Then I heard Fallout 3 is just oblivion with guns, I was sold.Fallout 3 is essentially an RPG set in a post apocolyptic Washington DC. You start of as a young child in Vault 101 a place designed to keep good citizens of the 50's safe from radiation. One day your father decides to wander of out of the vault with ...

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I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire, But It Will Burn 0

Somehow I missed the bandwagon on Fallout 3 when it came out a year ago, but while the DLC slowly poured out, my interest started to pique again as the game's promises were finally seeking my curiosity.  The result was one of the most conflicting feelings of brilliance and joylessness ever conceived with a game and its gameplay. The biggest strength of Fallout 3 is its setting. The mix of retro-50s and futurism is a brilliant mix, and while the story of the apocalypse is more or less pieced toge...

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Some technical flaws mar what is otherwise a great RPG 0

No matter how much you like or dislike Bethesda's games, one thing that you can't say about them is that they don't try. Their huge, open-ended role-playing games are incredibly ambitious affairs that offer mind-boggling amounts of content along with gorgeous visuals. Fallout 3 is no exception to the rule. It is perhaps the most ambitious Bethesda game to date. It incorporates the major elements of other Bethesda games and then attempts to roll all of those elements into the Fallout setting. It ...

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A great game but several bugs and annoyances hinder greatness 0

Bethesda, known for their infamous Elder Scrolls series which are well known for being massive, expansive and will keep you entertained for a possible hundred hours of total gameplay. Fallout 3 is actually the first game by this company and generally, the series hasn’t had a real entry in the franchise since ten years ago when Fallout 2 was released onto the PC. However since then we have had two so, so spin off games Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel for the PC and Fallout: Brotherhood of S...

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Never Ending Entertainment 0

I'm not a hardcore gamer, and I certainly didn't intend on playing Fallout 3 as much as I have. I bought it for my 360 about one month after the game's release. I'm always late when it comes to playing a new game, but it always works out, even if I do get spoiled here and there.The graphics, of course, are nothing short of incredible and jaw-dropping; I expected nothing less from Bethesda. The dialogue and voice acting is fantastic, I'll often have the NPCs repeat themselves just so I can hear i...

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Not quite Oblivion with guns. Action packed, but too short. 0

I was so excited to play this game, and when I get excited about a game, I play it for hours on end. I know its time to take a break when I start shaking and feel like I need to throw up, usually after 14 hours.It's got a cool story bro and lots of side-quests. I can't remember fighting very many bosses, but the diversity in the quests makes up for that. I'd say its way more involved than Oblivion, the people seem more real. The karma thing is a neat feature, but its hard to resisting zapping th...

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i want the world to kinda end! 0

boy..i do love this game!!!..i kinda like it to much..ive spent some well wasted hours on it..i love all the side stuff..but some of them are soooooo boring..that kinda sucks..i love the dark dark humor you can find in this game..one thing i did not like is how a lot of the details look the same..almost all the metro stations look the same..they could have put more effort into that..but i know i know thats a small complaint..i VERY much like the main story..its what i think is a movie type story...

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Fallout 3 0

The fallout series has been regarded as the pinnacle of  post apocalyptic gaming for it’s gritty realism, dark story, and impressive RPG like game play; but can Fallout 3 follow it’s older brethren to glory or will it be cast down to the shadows? Fallout 3 delivers on all three points with grace, by adding an in-depth story that adds to the already excellent plot, an astounding first person view of the immense world that surrounds you with an array of new monsters, npc’s and weapons. From the ti...

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Kick up some dust in the third installment of Fallout. 0

A long time ago, in a vault far, far away, PC RPGs were peaking and the world was introduced to the world of Fallout. Success followed, and fast forwarding to today we have the third installment. Bethesda has taken the helm this time around, and even though many a die-hard fan worried themselves sick over this news, Fallout 3 didn't turn out so bad after all. The basic premise is that the world has had its butt handed to it through the liberal use of nuclear weaponry. Children cried, parents c...

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Fallout 3 0

The moment I actually got out of Vault 101 and started exploring the Capital Wasteland, I realized that this game is defnietely better than Oblivion. Even though some might think that the land is mostly barren, empty, and boring, there are actually many places to find and many reasons to explore this rich world. The quests here are interesting, and some are very complex and even humorous (Stealing Independense) and will keep you involved in this game for a long time. Even though the actual gamep...

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Fallout 3:A good bordom game 0

Fallout 3 has been the game I rely on to play whenever I get bored, When im not playing modern warfare 2 left 4 dead w AC2 or WoW . Im on good old fallout 3, somewhere on playthrough 4, my first good character. The game has good qualities good characters. Basicly its a game you play when your down on games and taking a break. ...

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Fallout 3 -- Something Good from the Atom Bomb 0

i loved it. that’s about as straightforward i can get. i can’t help but come clean as direct as possible after playing a game that judges every decision you make. from the opening lines sung by the inkblots, “i don’t want to set the world on fire,” to the last words voiced by ron perlman, “war never changes,” i felt an incredible level of immersion very rare in video games thanks in part to a development team obsessed with details.when it comes to judging works of art, critics usually question t...

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Obli-...Fallout 3 review 0

When I first heard about Fallout 3 coming to the consoles at last E3, I didn’t have much of a clue what Fallout was. I was later informed that  it was from the same developers who brought us Elder Scrolls Oblivion, Bethesda. A game which I fell in love with. There were many reasons for loving Oblivion, with a massive free world and pick your own adventure storyline, it was a game that the player had total control over. With over 50+ hours of playtime in Oblivion, I was expected to do the same in...

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Awesome game 0

I had heard so much about this game so I just had to try it. At first I was unsure if I would like it or not. The game starts a bit slow and I was about to give up after the first couple of hours. Then, the storyline pulls you in and the shooting portion of the game takes over. There are sooo many missions to fulfill. Particularly if you get the DLCs. Most of the side quests are long and very entertaining. The side quests do an excellent job at making players forget about the main story. That's ...

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Fallout 3 Six Months Later 0

 Fallout 3 is a great game and is icredible fun to play over and over again and this is because of the amount of hidden content that can be found at each location that you visit and depending on what skills you have you may not be able to do it so you will have to remeber and come back later.Visuals Six months later and the game still looks good and graphics still look good today and the wasteland is huge but of course it is a wasteland so it does not have a lot of things in it unless you are at...

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Fallout 3--Review 0

Fallout 3 from Bethesda is the long awaited addition to the Fallout series.  I personally don't know anything about the past Fallout games so I will just give my personal experience of the game.  To put it simple, Fallout 3 is mostly a post-apocalyptic Oblivion.  In many ways that's a good thing because Oblivion was a great game.  But there are fall backs with Fallout 3.  My personal hang up with the game is the fact that the game ends completely when you finish the main story.  One of the best ...

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